TOKYO - Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out at the top in the intensely competitive tallies.
Australia's sharemarket recovered after being pushed lower by China's renewed stockmarket troubles. Shortly before 1pm (AEST), Australia's S & P/ASX 200 hit positive territory after an early 1.1 per cent intraday fall.
A Florida family of professional treasure hunters has struck gold after discovering over $1 million worth of coins and jewelry in a huge Spanish shipwreck from the 18th century, Florida Today reports.
Baidu, BIDU -4.16 % which literally means “hundreds of times,” takes its name from a classic Chinese poem about a long search for a missing beauty.
Procter & Gamble Co. PG -0.40 % brought back A.G. Lafley two years ago to pull the company out of a protracted slump. This week, P&G is poised to announce his replacement.